The large fire on the Northside of Paterson displaced 11 people from their Hopper Street house early Saturday morning.
Six people were arrested and a pound of marijuana, Xanax pills, and powder cocaine were seized in a raid on Main Street, said police director Jerry Speziale.
The three-day statewide child support warrant sweep yielded 105 arrests in Passaic County, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
A 26-year-old officer from the Paterson Police Department — third in two weeks — was arrested for allegedly dealing heroin, crack-cocaine, powder cocaine, and marijuana, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.
Jersey City police officer and former Paterson board of adjustment member Ehab Abdelaziz received an 18-month prison sentence on Thursday for collecting payments for off-duty work that was never performed, according to federal authorities.
A man from Newark was charged with sexually assaulting another man at the Straight and Narrow drug and alcohol treatment facility in Paterson on Wednesday, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A city man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that happened last year on Godwin Avenue, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.